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Adam Lambert Thinks Tacky Is Beautiful, Wants His Own Clothing Line Someday

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American Idol alum Adam "Glambert" Lambert has never shied from outrageous outfits. His constantly-changing hairstyles and glam metallic accessories only highlight his outrageous stage persona. Lambert just filmed an appearance on the new Sundance channel show All On the Line with Joe Zee (it premieres on Friday, but Lambert's episode won't be on until December 9) and talked to Entertainment Weekly about his personal style.

"I think there’s a beauty in tacky fashion," he said. "Even some of the pop performers of the past decade, it’s real sparkly and flashy and I was trying to do my best homage to the late ‘70s glam rock idea, with the rhinestones and feathers, stuff that was as out-there and ridiculous as possible."

However, as Lambert gets older his personal style is evolving. "I’ve kind of started to tone it down in the respect that [my look] is not as flashy now. It’s still different and avant-garde, but it’s a bit more chic; a bit more designer as opposed to Vegas. I’d love to work on my own fashion line, accessory line, shoes or something. [But] obviously right now I’m focused on my music."

Here's a suggestion, Adam: why not start with your own line of guyliner? We'd buy it.
· Adam Lambert Talks 'Joe Zee' Guest Stint [EW]